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  • The Youth Labor Market Problemby Richard B. Freeman; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    This volume brings together a massive body of much-needed research information on a problem of crucial importance to labor economists, policy makers, and society in general: unemployment among the young. The thirteen studies detail the ambiguity and inadequacy of our present standard statistics as applied to youth employment, point out the error in... more...

  • When Public Sector Workers Unionizeby Richard B. Freeman; Casey Ichniowski

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    In the 1980s, public sector unionism has become the most vibrant component of the American labor movement. What does this new "look" of organized labor mean for the economy? Do labor-management relations in the public sector mirror patterns in the private, or do they introduce a novel paradigm onto the labor scene? What can the private sector learn... more...

  • Differences and Changes in Wage Structuresby Richard B. Freeman; Lawrence F. Katz

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    During the past two decades, wages of skilled workers in the United States rose while those of unskilled workers fell; less-educated young men in particular have suffered unprecedented losses in real earnings. These twelve original essays explore whether this trend is unique to the United States or is part of a general growth in inequality in advanced... more...

  • Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Centuryby Richard B. Freeman; Joni Hersch; Lawrence Mishel

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 37.50

    Private sector unionism is in decline in the United States. As a result, labor advocates, community groups, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals concerned with the well-being of workers have sought to develop alternative ways to represent workers' interests. Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century provides the first... more...

  • Immigration and the Work Forceby George J. Borjas; Richard B. Freeman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Since the 1970s, the striking increase in immigration to the United States has been accompanied by a marked change in the composition of the immigrant community, with a much higher percentage of foreign-born workers coming from Latin America and Asia and a dramatically lower percentage from Europe. This timely study is unique in presenting new... more...

  • Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Marketby John M. Abowd; Richard B. Freeman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Are immigrants squeezing Americans out of the work force? Or is competition wth foreign products imported by the United States an even greater danger to those employed in some industries? How do wages and unions fare in foreign-owned firms? And are the media's claims about the number of illegal immigrants misleading? Prompted by the growing internationalization... more...

  • Seeking a Premier Economyby David Card; Richard Blundell; Richard B. Freeman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    In the 1980s and 1990s successive United Kingdom governments enacted a series of reforms to establish a more market-oriented economy, closer to the American model and further away from its Western European competitors. Today, the United Kingdom is one of the least regulated economies in the world, marked by transformed welfare and industrial relations... more...

  • The Black Youth Employment Crisisby Richard B. Freeman; Harry J. Holzer

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    In recent years, the earnings of young blacks have risen substantially relative to those of young whites, but their rates of joblessness have also risen to crisis levels. The papers in this volume, drawing on the results of a groundbreaking survey conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, analyze the history, causes, and features of this... more...

  • Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countriesby David G. Blanchflower; Richard B. Freeman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    The economic status of young people has declined significantly over the past two decades, despite a variety of programs designed to aid new workers in the transition from the classroom to the job market. This ongoing problem has proved difficult to explain. Drawing on comparative data from Canada, Germany, France, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, these... more...

  • Science and Engineering Careers in the United Statesby Richard B. Freeman; Daniel L. Goroff

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 114.00

    Beginning in the early 2000s, there was an upsurge of national concern over the state of the science and engineering job market that sparked a plethora of studies, commission reports, and a presidential initiative, all stressing the importance of maintaining American competitiveness in these fields. Science and Engineering Careers in the United... more...